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Runway Moms for a Cause


  • May 13, 2016 - Fri 7pm - 11pm


Every year over 200 guests, that are representative of DC’s elite business leaders, dignitaries, influencers and more, gather at this event to support, advocate for, and raise funds for a local nonprofit. The 2016 participating nonprofit is Childbirth Survival International (CSI) - CSI is a Maryland-based 501(c)(3) non-profit humanitarian organization that works to improve and strengthen quality, access, and delivery of health services and information for pregnant women, newborns, children, and adolescents/youth in marginalized communities. This year, there will be a silent auction for mission-related items as well as raffle drawings of donated items from participating vendors and sponsors. The event highlight is the “Power Mom” runway show that includes live performances from local talents. Participants of the runway show will be dressed in custom L~Shandi designs ( in collaboration with D’Milikah Designs ( For the first time, following the fashion show, the evening will end with an ultimate moms’ night out experience in celebration of Mother’s day festivities, co-hosted by Christine St.Vil of Moms 'N Charge® ( and Lara Akinsanya of L~Shandi (